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UN Security Council welcomes new members with flag ceremony

UN Security Council welcomes new members with flag ceremony Kuwait will take the role as Arab member of the UN Security Council on Monday after a 40 year hiatus, but has insisted it will remain neutral on world affairs. The Security Council has 15 members, five of whom are permanent and have the right to exercise veto in the adoption of its resolutions: The United States, China, France, the United Kingdom, and Russian Federation. [Artigo completo...]

National championship game ticket prices skyrocket following Georgia's Rose Bowl win

National championship game ticket prices skyrocket following Georgia's Rose Bowl win The College Football Playoff title game in Atlanta became extremely expensive. thanks to Georgia fans . On Tuesday afternoon, their cheapest ticket to get in to Georgia-Alabama was going for $2,175. First, since the game is being held in Atlanta , Bulldogs fans don't have to worry about getting to the stadium as they would have had to if the game was elsewhere - it's not exactly a home game, b... [Artigo completo...]

Alabama's Tony Brown remembered Dabo Swinney voted the Tide No. 5

Alabama's Tony Brown remembered Dabo Swinney voted the Tide No. 5 He'd seen that Dabo Swinney had voted Ohio State No. 4 instead of Alabama in his final ranking for the coaches poll. In two interviews after the game, Brown told reporters that Clemson receiver Hunter Renfrow and Swinney gave him "ammunition" for the matchup. [Artigo completo...]

Property assessments continue to drop as 2018 notices mailed out

Property assessments continue to drop as 2018 notices mailed out While some communities are facing jumps of up to 26 per cent , Oak Bay has one of the lowest increases in central and southern Vancouver Island. "It very well could be because the single family market is getting unaffordable for some, but there's definitely an increased demand in the strata market", she said. [Artigo completo...]

Palestinians recall envoy to United States for consultations after Jerusalem move

Palestinians recall envoy to United States for consultations after Jerusalem move Certainly, it's been tried. "This will make us hold more tightly on to our people's rights and the option of resistance to confront and abort these projects", Barhoum said in a statement. "They wanted to see the embassy moved to Jerusalem and we followed through with that". US officials did not identify any prospective location for the new embassy, and said it will take years to plan and bui... [Artigo completo...]

Franken marks final day in Senate in wake of groping allegations

Franken marks final day in Senate in wake of groping allegations The former Tea Party-aligned politician said she and her husband are mulling over their options, but are concerned about the cost of running for such high political office. But that will change Wednesday, as Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is to replace Franken at mid-day. One woman said he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006, an accusation he vehemently denied. [Artigo completo...]

Haley: Trump's Jerusalem determination will 'fastball' peace

Haley: Trump's Jerusalem determination will 'fastball' peace She reiterated the American people wanted the embassy moved and that the U.S.is still very much invested in a peace process. "The Palestinians now have to show their will that they want to come to the table". Haley told reporters at the United Nations that "we very much still want to have a peace process. We're not giving the aid", added Haley. It also the largest overall supplier of financial... [Artigo completo...]

The Russian defence ministry celebrated new year by showcasing its cute puppies

The Russian defence ministry celebrated new year by showcasing its cute puppies Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu also thanked soldiers based overseas in a televised New Year's Eve address, singling out troops who "liberated Syria from terrorists". He stressed that in 2017 the Russian Armed Forces made great effort to defend their country, and also thanked soldiers who were deployed in Syria and helped liberate it from Daesh terrorists. [Artigo completo...]

Bus falls off cliff in Peru, killing at least 25 people

Bus falls off cliff in Peru, killing at least 25 people The bus is believed to be carrying 50 people - and the death toll is expected to rise. "It's a unsafe curve zone", Colonel Dino Escudero, head of Lima's highway control division, told local radio station RPP. The chief later added that the bus went over the cliff, which lies along the Pacific Ocean, after it collided with a truck. Espinoza said the passengers in Tuesday's crash included many w... [Artigo completo...]

Trump Immigration Proposal Could Deport Up To 750000 Indian Workers

Trump Immigration Proposal Could Deport Up To 750000 Indian Workers In a bid to promote the United States' Protect and Grow American Jobs Act, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering a proposal to prevent the extension of H-1B visa for the foreign working population. Considering the pros and cons of the newly-proposed Bill, Indian software industry body NASSCOM has already shared its concerns with US Senators, Congressmen and the US administrat... [Artigo completo...]

U.S. envoy praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous

U.S. envoy praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous Haley said the US will call for an emergency session of the U.N.in NY, as well as at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. December 31, 2017Protesters have taken to the streets for each of the last four days throughout the country to protest economic hardships and alleged government corruption. [Artigo completo...]

Iceland Legalizes Equal Pay Marking Big Step Toward Ending Gender Pay Gap

Although similar provisions are available in places such as Switzerland or the USA state of Minnesota, Iceland becomes the first country to make it compulsory . "The gender pay gap is, unfortunately, a fact in the Icelandic labour market and it's time take radical measures; we have the knowledge and the processes to eliminate it", added the minister. [Artigo completo...]

Descoberto Selo de Governador com 2700 anos — Jerusalém

Descoberto Selo de Governador com 2700 anos — Jerusalém O artefato, estima-se, terá pertencido ao "Governador de Jerusalém", figura que historiadores desconheciam existir realmente - apenas a Bíblia mencionava a sua existência. "A importância dessa descoberta reside no fato de que até agora só conhecíamos a expressão de 'governador da cidade' pela 'Bíblia'", explica. "Trata-se da primeira vez que este selo é encontrado em escavações autorizadas". [Artigo completo...]

Avião 'viajou no tempo': descolou em 2018 e aterrou em 2017

Por exemplo, às 8.40 de Portugal continental são já 21.40 em Auckland e ainda 22.40 de dia 1 em Honolulu - a diferença entre Auckland e Honolulu é de 23 horas e as duas cidades ficam separadas pela Linha Internacional de Data, uma linha imaginária no Pacífico que separa fusos horários e que implica uma mudança de dia. [Artigo completo...]

Ônibus cai de precipício no Peru e deixa mortos

Ônibus cai de precipício no Peru e deixa mortos O despiste aconteceu na Panamericana Norte, a 45 quilómetros de Lima, numa zona conhecida como "a curva do diabo", que atravessa a orla costeira do Peru com o Oceano Pacífico. [Artigo completo...]

Imperial family greet well wishers

Imperial family greet well wishers He expressed hope that this year will be a calm and spiritually rich year for as many people as possible. This will be his last full year as emperor as he is due to abdicate on April 30, 2019. She will lose her royal status after she is married to a commoner. Naruhito has a younger brother who has a son among his three children. Although Japan fought World War II in the name of the emperor, ... [Artigo completo...]

'BOM-DEL' Flight Status Inquiry Lands Flyer in Jail

'BOM-DEL' Flight Status Inquiry Lands Flyer in Jail A man was arrested at a Mumbai, India airport accused of making a hoax bomb threat, though he claims the incident was just the result of a miscommunication. According to reports in PTI, an official said that the passenger was annoyed with the delay in the flight and therefore made such a hoax call about the presence of a bomb at the airport. [Artigo completo...]

The Texas Yale Capital Corp. Lowers Stake in Ferrellgas Partners, LP (FGP)

Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and raised their target price for the stock from $5.04 to $20.85 in a report on Monday, December 5th. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . The institutional investor owned 180,667 shares of the company's stock after selling 244,169 s... [Artigo completo...]

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North The PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games were scheduled to be held in February in South Korea's namesake county of PyeongChang in the eastern Gangwon province. The governor did not immediately respond to a request by Reuters for comment on Tuesday. In an interview with CNN in November, the South Korean president described the games as an opportunity for inter-Korean peace and reconcil... [Artigo completo...]

House prices in the county jump by nearly 10 per cent

House prices in the county jump by nearly 10 per cent Myhome .ie says changes to Central Bank rules mean that in more expensive areas the trend of increasing house prices will not be as pronounced. Galway Bay fm newsroom - House prices in the county increased by nearly 10 per cent in the final three months of 2017. [Artigo completo...]


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